In the intricate landscape of insurance underwriting, the analysis of loss run reports stands as a crucial step in assessing risks associated with policyholders. The complexity arises from the diverse formats and manual processes involved in handling this data. In this blog, we will explore the challenges faced by underwriters and present innovative solutions without promoting any specific brand.

Challenges faced by underwriters:

Lack of standardization in loss run formats.

The absence of a standardized format for loss run reports across insurance firms complicates the underwriting process. Underwriters often grapple with the manual task of organizing disparate data from multiple carriers into a standardized format, leading to delays and increased possibilities of errors.

Solution: embracing technology

The industry can benefit from adopting advanced technology solutions that automate the processing of loss run reports. This includes developing standardized templates or utilizing tools that can intelligently extract and organize data from various formats, eliminating manual efforts.

Manual, time-consuming, and costly processes

The manual drafting of loss run reports is labor-intensive and time-consuming, resulting in operational inefficiencies. Underwriters spend significant time searching through extensive documentation, risking the oversight of critical details and inflating operational costs.

Solution: technology-driven efficiency

To address the challenges of manual processes, insurers can leverage technology to automate the extraction of unstructured data from various sources. Implementing efficient data extraction tools can significantly reduce handling time and enhance overall accuracy.

Lack of proper task tracking:

The sheer volume of loss run report requests poses the risk of mismanagement, potentially leading to missed opportunities for insurers. Without proper task tracking, requests may be lost or overlooked in daily correspondence.

Implementing centralized task management

Insurers can implement centralized systems or tools for effective task tracking. These solutions enhance visibility, ensuring that loss run report requests are efficiently managed and minimizing the risk of missed opportunities.

Challenges in automating insurance loss run reports

Unstructured data format

The issuance of loss run reports in unstructured formats like Excel or PDF poses a significant challenge. Different carriers adopt varied templates, making it cumbersome for automation platforms. Firstly, these platforms encounter resistance when dealing with unstructured data. Secondly, the process of incorporating multiple report templates into an artificial intelligence-driven automation platform is time-consuming.

Feeding necessary data

The accuracy of an automation platform relies heavily on the precision of the input data. Achieving this precision is challenging due to inconsistent terminology used in describing policy types, claim categories, and payout scopes in insurance loss runs. Instances where carriers include loss descriptions without supporting cause-for-loss details further complicate the automation process.

Inability to flag doctored data

Policyholders may attempt to modify financial information in anticipation of favorable premium amounts. Additionally, some policyholders might not fully comprehend their contribution to an insurance loss run report. Legacy automation platforms lack the intelligence to identify such misappropriated or missing data, leading to inaccuracies in loss run report processing.

How human intelligence helps?

Human agents leverage the wealth of personal and financial data on policyholders available within the insurance industry. This serves as a valuable database for conducting thorough background research on policyholders. The expertise of human agents allows them to correlate a policyholder’s financial history with the details provided for inclusion in loss run reports, ensuring greater accuracy.

How Insurance automation address these challenges?

1. Automating the workflow

Insurance Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services offer a solution by automating the processing of loss run reports. Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) tools can streamline workflows, reducing errors and enhancing overall efficiency without promoting specific brands.

2. Reducing overhead costs

Outsourcing loss run report processing to a BPO allows insurers to benefit from a dedicated and cost-effective team. This approach enables insurers to allocate resources efficiently without endorsing specific solutions.

3. Cutting down turnaround time

BPOs specialize in providing dedicated teams for loss run report processing, significantly reducing turnaround time. Their expertise in adhering to international standards and best practices ensures efficiency in delivering accurate reports within stipulated timeframes.

4. Improving quality control

Insurance BPOs implement rigorous quality-check measures, including spot-checking and auditing processes, ensuring the accuracy of loss run reports. The expertise of their professionals contributes to precise risk assessments and better decision-making.

AgiraSure’s approach to addressing loss run challenges

As a leader in the insurance industry, AgiraSure acknowledges the complexities associated with loss run reports. We understand the importance of accurate and timely information in underwriting decisions. Our in-house experts meticulously analyze loss run reports, ensuring that our clients receive comprehensive and reliable data for risk assessment and decision-making, without endorsing specific brands.


In the ever-evolving landscape of insurance underwriting, addressing the challenges related to loss run data is essential for staying competitive and efficient. Embracing technological solutions and leveraging the expertise of Insurance BPOs are key steps toward streamlining the underwriting process. AgiraSure remains committed to providing top-notch services, ensuring our clients receive accurate and timely loss run reports for informed decision-making in the dynamic insurance industry.

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